The Obama administration and a group of law professors and former federal judges are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject Mohawk Industries' plea for a change in the way many appellate courts deal with questions of attorney-client privilege. The group, which includes U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan, former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr and legal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky, argues that a Mohawk win would undermine district court judges' ability to control the discovery process.
Big Names Weigh In on Attorney-Client Privilege Issue
July 29, 2009
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